Category Archives: Computing

Mingis on Tech: What makes a 'Best Place' to work in IT?

There’s a reason many of the organizations on Computerworld‘s latest list of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT show up routinely: They’ve realized that an engaged IT worker who’s encouraged to think (and act) outside the corporate box is often a happy IT worker. And happy workers are less likely to walk out […]

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Google launches YouTube Music and YouTube Premium

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Google today launched YouTube Music, the app the company hopes will supersede Google Play Music while challenging Spotify and Apple Music. Available in 17 countries including the UK and costing £9.99 per month for the Premium version, it brings video and ad-free music into one app that changes its suggestions throughout the day for a […]

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NVMe over Fabrics brings benefits of NVMe to shared storage

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How will NVMe flash affect storage area networking, in particular with the introduction of NVMe-over-fabrics? “; } }); /** * remove unnecessary class from ul */ $(“#inlineregform”).find( “ul” ).removeClass(“default-list”); /** * Replace “errorMessageInput” class with “sign-up-error-msg” class */ function renameErrorMsgClass() { $(“.errorMessageInput”).each(function() { if ($(this).hasClass(“hidden”)) { $(this).removeClass(“errorMessageInput hidden”).addClass(“sign-up-error-msg hidden”); } else { $(this).removeClass(“errorMessageInput”).addClass(“sign-up-error-msg”); } }); […]

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Here comes BYOSD (bring your own smart display)

It’s easy to dismiss the smart-display market. A smart display is like an Amazon Echo- or Google Home-style virtual assistant appliance, but with a screen that can show visual results, rather than just spoken ones, and facilitate video calls. Right now, the only smart displays you can buy are Amazon’s creepy Echo Look, an appliance […]

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Google moves to end website installation of Chrome extensions

Google this week began barring Chrome users from installing add-ons offered by third-party websites, the last steps toward making the company’s own market the only available source for browser extensions. “We continue to receive large volumes of complaints from users about unwanted extensions causing their Chrome experience to change unexpectedly – and the majority of […]

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The Best Games of E3 2018

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E3 2018 is slowly drawing to a close over in LA and what a week it has has been. With fantastic showings all the way through from all who attended, we’ve got some great information on brand new IPs, highly sought after re-makes and a fair few surprises along the way too. On what was […]

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Why has Apple put Mac users in the Mojave desert?

Dark Mode in macOS 10.14 Mojave looks really nice. I think Mac users will like it. But why has Apple chosen to leave the mountains to name the next-generation of its platform after a desert? With so many Mac users concerned about the future of the platform, is someone at the company trying to tell […]

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IPsoft’s digital worker is part of a shift in human productivity

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Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Human workers need to be ready to change how they work because artificial intelligence (AI) learns to do things faster, more accurately and at a lower cost – and the risk posed to organisations not adopting the technology becomes greater than the risk of being an early user. “; } […]

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Datacentre industry must stop doing itself down on sustainability, says EUDCA board member

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The datacentre industry must stop criticising itself over its energy use and start talking up how its activities contribute to improving the sustainability of society as a whole, it has been claimed. During a panel debate at the Datacloud Europe Congress in Monaco, European Data Centre Association (EUDCA) board member Michael Winterson said datacentres make […]

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How Ocado built an online grocery delivery platform business

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Ocado has been around for nearly 18 years. Over that time, it has gained a lot of experience in delivering groceries in the UK. Its original business model has evolved to a point where it supports not only the company’s own online grocery fulfilment, but also a growing number of online grocers, who buy its platform as […]

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